Reported Annual Crime In Starkville

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStarkville/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime963n/a (estimate)3,7253,0202,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStarkville/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.98.25.3
Rape2n/a7.736.641.7
Robbery11n/a42.569.498.0
Assault27n/a104.4171.5248.9
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)159286394
Burglary455n/a1,760.0828.1430.4
Theft440n/a1,702.01,750.61,694.4
Vehicle theft27n/a104.4155.2237.4
Property crime922n/a (estimate)3,5662,7342,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Starkville, MS for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Starkville, MS is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Starkville, MS crime rates are 23% higher than in comparison to the Mississippi mean and are 35% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Starkville, MS has a rate that is 44% lower than the Mississippi average; compared to the United States, it is 60% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Starkville, MS is 30% higher than its state's mean, and 51% higher than the country's average.
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The Starkville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Starkville as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Starkville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Starkville is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.21 daily crimes that occur in Starkville.
  • Starkville is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Starkville you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Starkville has increased by 4%.

Compare Starkville, MS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Starkville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Starkville, MS per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Mississippi as well as national figures. In Starkville, MS the total number of daily crimes is 1.23 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.35 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Starkville, MS are 1.80 times less than the Mississippi average and 2.48 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Starkville, MS has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.51 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Starkville (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Starkville, MS compared to every other city in Mississippi as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Starkville, MS ranks safer than 62% of every city located within Mississippi along with 35% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Mississippi and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Starkville, MS. As a result, Starkville, MS is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Starkville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Starkville is 1 in 631
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Starkville is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Starkville is 1 in 27
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Starkville, MS? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Starkville, MS, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 631. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 29 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Starkville, MS is 1 in 27.

Year Over Year Crime In Starkville (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Starkville, MS is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Starkville, MS has decreased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Starkville, MS has increased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Starkville, MS has increased by 4% year to year.

Starkville police department

ItemStarkvilleMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)704,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.83.3
There are a total of 70 Starkville police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.3% less than the Mississippi average and 10.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Mississippi

StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
Mississippi8,337286222
There are a total of 8,337 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Point, MS11,0424532,5523,005
Sturgis, MS4813543,3823,736
Crawford, MS4993873,7034,090
Artesia, MS3674053,8724,277
Maben, MS7374504,3044,754
Starkville, MS25,0111593,5663,725

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hercules, CA25,0111171,4781,596
Paducah, KY25,0103305,4795,809
Junction City, KS25,0167511,9272,677
Canton, GA25,0222492,5952,844
Mint Hill, NC25,0241601,7381,898
Starkville, MS25,0111593,5663,725
Source: The Starkville, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.
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